At 6 years old, my daughter’s love for dinosaurs has not waned. It’s one of the reasons why my mom planned a birthday weekend in Clark, because there’s a Dinosaurs Island there. Akira was super excited, but it also got us thinking – how is this one different from the one in Baguio? The most … More Birthday weekend in Clark: Dinosaurs Island and Rolling Bread
April is birthday season for us, and it’s always a treat to be able to celebrate with family away from the city. Our little girl had a blast of a birthday weekend in Clark, Pampanga. Clark has always been a bit of a stopover and never the destination, which is a shame because not only … More Birthday weekend in Clark: The Mansion
My friend captioned one of our photos from The Dessert Museum with a fitting U2 song (care to take a guess?), which in turn made me remember this Iggy Pop song. Oh, when rockers get mushy. Make it this post’s theme song, too! The Dessert Museum opened last February 2018. It’s comprised of 8 theme … More Peeling the wrapper off The Dessert Museum
Coming off from a meal that was heavy but not as satisfying, I zeroed in on the most healthy-sounding restaurant from TripAdvisor’s list of ‘top-rated restaurants’ near 88 Hotspring Resort: Herb Republic. There are so many terms for restaurants like this nowadays, it can be a little confusing – vegan, vegetarian, farm-to-table, organic. In the … More Hello, Laguna! Herb Republic
When going far from Manila or flying out is out of the question, or when there are budget concerns to consider, or it’s just too darn boring to go to the mall I say, say hello to Laguna! I found it funny when a TripAdvisor reviewer found this resort ‘sleazy-looking’ on the outside, but was … More Hello, Laguna! 88 Hotspring Resort
(Updated) It was a random Deal Grocer purchase that I thought would last until when we could really use it, but too bad, I only had until June 15. So my family, including my friend who just came home from a trip abroad, and my hungover brother, piled into our Mazda CX5 for an overnight trip to the Philippines’ summer … More Dinos and horses: Day 1 in Baguio!